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Wartenberg sign

Pronunciation: vahr'ten-berg

Definition: a collection of signs including flexion of the thumb when the patient attempts to flex the four fingers against resistance, a “pyramid sign”; intense itching of the tip of the nose and nostrils in cases of cerebral tumor.

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